15 May 2023
CEC and ClimBEco alumni come together for celebration and networking
Fifteen years ago, the first doctoral students began their education at CEC. Since then, there have been 240 PhD students from CEC and ClimBEco, the research school hosted by CEC. ...
10 May 2023
SRA Conference in Lund: Discover Risk Research
The world is changing; we have experienced societal disruption due to global hazards such as pandemics and climate change. Environments or institutions that were taken for granted ...
21 Mar 2023
Markku Rummukainen on the new IPCC report: "Near-term action is crucial"
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a synthesis report summarizing the reports of recent years. Markku Rummukainen, Sweden's contact person for t...
1 Mar 2023
Climate change means early flight start - risk of fewer bumblebees and reduced pollination
With the arrival of spring, bumblebee queens take their first wing beat of the season and set out to find new nesting sites. But they are flying earlier in the year as a result of ...
27 Feb 2023
Opportunities to scale up nature-based solutions in the Nordics
Nature-based solutions offer excellent opportunities to address environmental and social challenges. They can help mitigate climate change and protect biodiversity. However, bett...
13 Feb 2023
Urban birds prefer native trees
Small passerine birds, such as blue and great tits, avoid breeding in urban areas where there are many non-native trees. Chicks also weigh less the more non-native trees there are ...
31 Jan 2023
Risk of eutrophication and acidification if forest fertilization is introduced in southern Sweden
Forests are important for climate change mitigation, both as raw material for biofuels and for carbon storage. At the same time, forests are under pressure from a changing climate ...
31 Jan 2023
What you do in your garden to help pollinators works
Have you made adjustments to your garden to make it more welcoming for pollinators? If so, you have probably made a valuable contribution, according to a new study from Lund Univer...
21 Dec 2022
COP15: Key outcomes for biological diversity
The COP15 summit is over, and the world has received a sister deal to the "Paris Agreement", a global framework to protect biodiversity on the planet. – It is a great moment for ...
30 Nov 2022
It is time to put biodiversity on the agenda – five Lund researchers on the challenges for COP15
Just over two weeks after the climate summit in Egypt, the leaders of the world’s countries are meeting again, this time to address another acute crisis facing humanity – the loss ...